Samuel Richardson Quotes About Beauty

Quotes about: Beauty
  • Tho' Beauty is generally the creature of fancy, yet are there some who will be Beauties in every eye.

    Samuel Richardson (1751). “Letters and passages restored from the original manuscripts of the History of Clarissa. To which is subjoined, a collection of such of the moral and instructive sentiments ... contained in the History, as are presumed to be of general use and service ... Published for the sake of doing justice to the purchasers of the first two editions of that work”, p.224
  • Beauty is an accidental and transient good.

    Samuel Richardson (1755). “A collection of the moral and instructive sentiments, maxims, cautions, and reflexions, contained in the histories of Pamela, Clarissa, and Sir Charles Grandison: Digested under proper heads, with references to the volume, ...”, p.233

Samuel Richardson

  • Born: August 19, 1689
  • Died: July 4, 1761
  • Occupation: Writer
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